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Grunge: Quiz


Question 1: Inspired by hardcore punk, heavy metal and indie rock, grunge is generally characterized by heavily distorted ________, contrasting song dynamics, and apathetic or angst-filled lyrics.
Lead guitarElectric Guitar DesignBass guitarElectric guitar

Question 2: Grunge became commercially successful in the first half of the 1990s, due mainly to the release of Nirvana's ________ and Pearl Jam's Ten.
NevermindIn UteroSmells Like Teen SpiritKurt Cobain

Question 3:
What format does Grunge follow?

Question 4:
Which of the following titles did Grunge have?
Royal Navy Receiving Ship in Hong Kong
"Touch Me I'm Sick"
Jeolla Province
The Day After Trinity

Question 5: Music critic ________ said in 1992 that "there's a feeling of burnout in the culture at large.
Hip hop musicPunk rockNMESimon Reynolds

Question 6: The raw, distorted and feedback-intensive sound of some ________ bands had an influence on grunge.
No WaveRiot GrrrlNoise rockPsychobilly

Question 7: Humor in grunge often satirized glam metal—for example, ________'s "Big Dumb Sex"—and other forms of popular rock music during the 1980s.
Chris CornellSuperunknownSoundgardenMatt Cameron

Question 8: Arm first used the term in 1981, when he wrote a letter under his given name Mark McLaughlin to the Seattle ________, Desperate Times, criticizing his band Mr.
ZineFanzineAmateur press associationPunk subculture

Question 9: Alternative rock bands from the Northeastern United States, including Sonic Youth, Pixies, and ________, are important influences on the genre.
Murph (drummer)Dinosaur Jr. discographyDinosaur Jr.J Mascis and the Fog

Question 10: The early grunge movement coalesced around Seattle independent record label ________ in the late 1980s.
Sub PopGreen River (band)SoundgardenNirvana (band)

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